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Sep 19, 2010 11:00pm PDT
the bay area dogs that helped find survivors. plus mexico city's early quake warning system. can it save lives? and how mexico's devastation helps to show us the most dangerous parts of the bay area in an earthquake. all straight ahead on "second look." i'm heather holmes and this is "second look." today marks an anniversary. it was on this day that a magnitude 8.1 quake hit mexico. while it was centered 31 miles off the pacific coast it wreaked horrific damage in mexico city 240 miles from the epicenter. the numbers from the earthquake are staggering. nearly 10,000 dead, 30 thousands injured and more than 100,000 left homeless. the damage was 3-4-billion. people felt the quake as far north as houston in the united states. and as far south as guatemala city. many of those killed or injured were caught in buildings that collapsed. five days after the 1985 quake, ktvu's lloyd lacuesta brought us this report from mexico city. >> reporter: they continue to find bodies and even survivors in the collapsed buildings of mexico city. in the fallen justice department building a rescue worker said
Aug 31, 2010 6:30pm PDT
's top drug traffickers. the alleged king pin was arrested yesterday outside mexico city without incident. >> this arrest is the result of intelligence work in actions carried out by the federal police. throughout this investigation we exchanged information with various united states agencies as well as the national defense and navy secretary and the attorney general's office. >> woodruff: the arrest was a rare success for mexico's president felipe calderon. his government has waged a war against drug cartels since 2006 and nearly 30,000 people have been killed. valdez had been locked in a vicious war of succession within the belltron-lava cartel. one of them died in a hail of gunfire last december as mexican authorities closed in on him. u.s. authorities had put a $2 million bounty on valdez. there was no word on whether he would be extradited. for more on the arrest, we're joined by national public radio's jason beaubien in mexico city. jason, thank you for talking with us. first of all, they caught him alive. how significant is that? >> it is very significant because obviously he can b
Sep 21, 2010 12:30am PDT
any sense of trust in kashmir. >> preparing for the worse, mexico city holds a massive earthquake drill. the deputy prime minister and it clegg has told his liberal democratic party to hold -- the deputy prime minister nick clegg. he said the next few years will not be easy, but the liberal democrats should focus on the future as the british economy gets back on track. >> nick clegg came here knowing not everyone is happy with a decision to share power with the conservatives. the last few days have been about offering reassurance. >> the liberal democrats and conservatives always will be a separate parties with distinctive histories and different futures, but for this parliament we work together to fix the problems we face and put the country on a better path. this is the right government for right now. >> many worry about what will happen next month when the government unveils its plans to cut the deficit. some liberal democrats are concerned the poorest will bear the brunt of the cuts. nick clegg told supporters that sometimes in politics you have to play the long game. >> the y
Sep 7, 2010 11:00am PDT
they perform. for example, in mexico city. >> they look like stacks of pan cakes. they built row after row of these concrete buildings and mexico city is built around an island in the middle and a big lake and they filled it in, just like san francisco. the floors were stacked like this. it looked like a stack of pan cakes. >> how did this compare older buildings of the 1920's or 30's? >> they will have more reenforcing in them. they had a tendency to use more round columns with spiral hoops. they don't necessarily catastrophicly collapse. in a perverse sense, the 50's and 60's buildings, you don't want to be in. i am in a 1920 building >> i wanted to clarify, we have beautiful, very ornate buildings they are taller. a lot of apartment buildings. >> those are mostly steel framed buildings. in the 50's and 60's, they wanted to create open floor spaces and they went to concrete spaces and thought it was great until the san fernando earthquake and the earthquake came and the building disappeared. they said, oops and changed the code immediately. >> we look at it and say, it didn't do what we
Aug 31, 2010 10:00pm PDT
: then, from mexico city, we learn the latest on the arrest of an alleged drug lord from jason beaubien of npr. >> lerher: we have another in john merrow's reports on the washington, d.c., schools. tonight he looks at a new test for teachers. >> how can you possibly have a system where the vast majority of adults are running around thinking i'm doing an excellent job when what 're producing for kids is 8% success. >> woodruff: and jeffrey brown updates the story of new orleans musician and scholar michael white, five years after katrina. >> i went through a serious period of depression, of anger, of many different kinds of emotions. and then i came to realize the most valuable thing that i have i never lost. it's inside. it's that music tradition. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs wshour has been provided by: and with the ongoi support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> lehrer: the p
Sep 9, 2010 12:30am PDT
massacres. in may, 55 bodies were found in an abandoned mine south of mexico city. in july, 54 bodies were discovered in a rubbish dump. has declaredident war on the drug cartels, but the cost has been high. more than 28,000 people have been killed since the campaign began. with the heavily armed drug gangs resorting to more violent tactics, there are few signs of progress. mexico's northern neighbor is worried. >> as drug cartels are now showing more indices of insurgency. carbide's often show up which were not there before. -- car bombs often show up. it looks more and more like columbia looked 20 years ago where the narco traffickers control certain parts of the country. >> that parallel was rejected by the mexican government which insists is winning the war. america pledged $1.4 billion to help mexican authorities in their struggle. but with the illegal drug trade -- they are earning 30 times as much each year, violence is likely to rise even higher. >> our correspondent in mexico city give us more details. >> the situation in mexico is really complex. the comments made by secretary cl
Sep 16, 2010 12:30am PDT
mexico city's maine avenue, which will culminate in the main square. the president will recite the independence bid shocked that hidalgo first did 2000 -- 200 years ago. the party is the largest ever celebration of independence in mexico history. it happens amid tight security measures during a violent battle against organized crime. in the past, celebrations have been targeted by alleged drug cartels. two years ago, a grenade attack during the independence party killed eight people and injured a dozen others. in ciudad juarez, where thousands have died in drug- related violence, there will be no public event and the mayor will hold the ceremony inside town hall. in spite of the violence that has shaken the city, local residents do not want to miss out on the bicentennial experience. >> i think the shout of independence should be given in spite of all the adversity's so that people who have their problems do not go through more pain. this is a tradition that has taken place for years and should not be stopped for any reason. >> in stark contrast to the upbeat mood in the capita
Sep 17, 2010 6:00am EDT
around mexico city. this could spell out some dangerous deadly flooding and mud slides. there are over 15 million people that live near mexico city itself. so there is a possibility that there could be major problems there. that would be a headline this weekend. locally at 66 degrees. we have ourselves carved out a little bit of clearing with clouds in the north and west. still muggy 70s in southeast virginia. all of the energy rolling out of eastern new england this morning. we'll have a mixture of clouds and sun today going to 82 in baltimore. westminster a little cooler at 78. we're expecting temperatures tonight back down to our 55 degrees. tomorrow we're going to get back with more sunshine and a high of 79. let's see what's happening on the roads right now with the traffic update with kim brown. >> actually, the wet roads are starting to have an impact on the commute. we have an accident reported in jessup, route 1 southbound at montevedeo drive. along the roadways, the roads are slick so please take it easy as you make your way around. fortunately 695 looks good. here at 195, no p
Sep 29, 2010 12:30am PDT
the hill that collapsed on the town >> in mexico city. there may be were trapped as they were changing buses on a blocked mountain road. across the country, at least 74 people have died in weeks of heavy rain >> elsewhere, in columbia. three people were killed at a bull fighting event. the 20 year old man was killed in the ring. the other two fatalities were announced by hospital officials. >> for years patients suffering from angina have been treated by stints. they are placed permanently, now a new biodegradable stint is being produced. it releases chemicals of the artery narrowing. >> this tiny stint or tube scaffold is made not from metal. but cornstarch. and a bus driver from lester is having one inserted in a clogged artery. the procedure itself is routine. guided by x-rays, doctors insert a catheter into the heart. about 85 heart patients have permanent metal stints inserted. they are introduced on a wire and inflated with a balloon. this is made from a corn starch polymer. leaving the artery able to flex and move. this is now in place in the artery. in about a year, it will beg
Sep 17, 2010 6:00pm EDT
, drenching mexico city. >>> we need rain, but there is nothing in the forecast until next thursday. we will have sunshine for a little while. that is our roof off camera looking across the city. -- rooftop camera looking across the city. the skies have been clearing nicely. it was a cloudy day. temperatures were on the cool side. 75 degrees in annapolis. a northerly breeze. 73 in gaithersburg. i want to look at our stormscan. leon just reported on the hurricane in mexico. the rain will continue. igor -- top winds have decreased, but could get stronger. the big story will be when it goes close to bermuda, if not over the top of the island. the numbers are pretty impressive. numbers are climbing -- i said impressive because we had cloud cover for awhile. we got to 82 degrees. the morning low was 69 degrees. the pollen count -- two days running of moderate weed pollen. everything is on the way down. that is fortunate for those who suffer with seasonal allergies. 84 in fredericksburg. 83 in lexington park. everybody else's in the 70's. farther to the north, nice and clear. state college is
Sep 17, 2010 6:00am EDT
and it's going to go pretty much right over mexico city. talk about population. now it's going to get crushed with the mountains. there's not going to be a ton of wind when it hits -- but it'll be a ton of rain. they've got their hands full from the coastline to the highly populated city. also i want to talk about igor. this is going to get very close if not go right over bermuda sunday night or during the day on sunday and into sunday night and it could be a major hurricane there. they're preparing also. video from new york. boy, you guys got hammered. and this stretch from ohio to west virginia where there were confirmed tornadoes and fatality, and a bunch of trees down across new york city, from manhattan to queens. they may have been a tornado. it'll be much quieter and cooler today as this cool front rolls through, and then another cold front coming down the pipe. this is going to bring higher elevation snow to the rockies. this is our first real taste of fall, that northern tier folks will be enjoying. i don't know how to say that in pirate talk. but that's the best i got for yo
Sep 16, 2010 7:00am EDT
that gathered in the streets of mexico city to watch the parade that marked the country's 200th here of independence, it seems they were not disappointed. ♪ >> the lucky ones made it to the capital main square to be able to see the most important moment of the evening firsthand. >> viva mexico. >> after repeating the words announced 200 years ago, calderon way to the mexican flag, and joined with thousands around the country in singing the national anthem. >> the excitement in the mexican capital stands in stark contrast to the way in which other cities in mexico have celebrated. >> 6000 have died here in drug- related violence since 2006. public celebrations were canceled out of safety concerns. there was no public outdoor event. the official ceremony will be held inside the town hall. others have taken similar measures. a reminder that for many mexicans, it will not be easy to join in on the party. >> finally, a quick taste of what is coming up later on "bbc world news." using nasa and technology to better understand the world's forest. we will get a view from the treetops. from
Sep 17, 2010 5:00am EDT
into the southern portion into the gulf of mexico. it looks like it will make a direct hit on the coastal city of vera cruz. you can see a distinct eye there of hurricane karl. the forecast track takes it into a very, very well populated area of mexico. the category three storm is expected to strengthen into a category 4 storm. the track takes it on in through central mexico and could bring flooding rains into the mountains in the heavily populated mexico city with over 15 million people in their metropolitan areas. so this could be a major weather story this weekend. we'll talk more about that coming up. locally, we expect weather today to improve. right now, let's talk about the traffic. here's kim brown. >>> justin, so far, not much traffic to speak of. so very light volume as we get this friday morning commute off to a fairly light start. no issues on the roadways except as they are pretty wet. as we look at our drive times, no problems on the beltway. a five-minute ride with 95 southbound running well between white marsh boulevard and 695. no delays between the 83s. as we check our came
Sep 17, 2010 4:30pm PDT
of the crash. in mexico her king carl has hit the gulf coast near the city the category 3 storm has toppled trees and power poles and look at those waves. the winds weakened to 9 mi. an hour carle is expected to travel across central mexico city and in the meantime in the atlantic hurricane ecorse wind have weakened to 150 mi. an hour. a live look good sizoutside the jk the two lanes are merging 1 01 southbound they're slowly moving along there. we'll be right back. arrested today for threatening a school children on a school bus was caught on surveillance video if >> james jones use his mug shot here he confronted and threatened a kid who allegedly taunted head and threw condoms at his 11 year-old daughter who has repro palsy. if the stick a look at the tape. >> after he was released on bail he defended his actions and my daughter is not going to be pays to be out and touched on like what they've done. jones' lawyers said the girl is currently on suicide watch because of the incident. to watch the entire surveillance did it for yourself as our whats on the what sectional >>
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Sep 17, 2010 3:00pm EDT
. it will have horrible effects on the coast. and unfortunately, mexico city is due west and it will continue west. it will not be a wind factor for mexico city but with an elevation of 7,000 feet the moisture moves up and we will see 15" rainfall total causing mudslides and devastating flooding the next 48 hours. >>shepard: and there are two more hurricanes. >>reporter: igor is scary for folks in bermuda. and julia is now category one and not an issue. but igor is 48 hours away from hitting bermuda. the center is right there at bermuda and if this holds true it could take a direct hit sunday into monday morning, and bermuda can handle this because we have a great infrastructure but with a storm that size there will be devastating effects. >>shepard: keep us updated. >> the mother of natalee holloway has come face-to-face with joran van der sloot. how she sneaked into one of south america's worst prisons to confront joran van der sloot. what happened next. [ woman ] alright, so this tylenol 8 hour lasts 8 hours. but aleve can last 12 hours. and aleve was proven to work better on pain than tyl
Sep 20, 2010 7:00pm PDT
landfall of friday. remnants causing havoc on. 25 degrees in mexico city today with heavy rain, stays hot in houston. 33. 31 up in chicago. it will be quite cool in winnipeg and vancouver. that's what's going on just now. here is your extended forecast now. >>> that's all for this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. thanks for joining us. 
Sep 28, 2010 6:00pm PDT
have been killed in the mud slide. for more we spoke earlier to our correspondent in mexico city and asked him about what he was hearing from the affected region. >> at this point we have confirmed that in the affected area they have seven-and 400 people missing. it is a very mountainous, rural area. families of 10 to 12 people living in one house. which is why the government says that there could be up to 1000 dead people. at this point is all speculation. >> what more can you tell us about the situation in the region in general? >> at this point they have not requested help from outside. we were able to talk to some people in the neighboring villages by phone. they have told us that they have seen the red cross and rescue teams on the way to this small village. but getting there is a logistical problem, a permit -- apparently. bridges have collapsed on the way, gravel roads have become muddy, the best way to get there is by helicopter, but it is still raining in the area, making flying not very easy. >> can the mexican relief workers cope with this on their own? will they be as
Sep 4, 2010 12:30am PDT
in an abandoned mine south of mexico city. in july, 54 bodies were found in a dump outside of monterey. and then on august 23, 72 bodies were found south of this border town. as this gang stronghold was raided on thursday, mexico's president urged support for his increasingly bloody war. >> i know that among many citizens there is uncertainty and grief. but i tell them with absolute certainty that it is possible to control criminals. it is not going to be easy or fast, but it is possible. >> the government said the raid was carried out after a military aircraft spotted several near the border. when they moved in, gunmen opened fire, wounding two. >> renewed forest fires in russia have killed at least five people and destroyed hundreds of homes and other buildings. high winds and temperatures up to 40 degrees celsius have fueled the flames. in july, 50 people were killed in western russian by the worst wildfires in many years. this is our report. >> if the people of russia had thought the worst was over, they were wrong. fires sweeping through home after home. people trying desperately
Sep 8, 2010 12:30am PDT
correspondent in mexico city explained to me how big an issue the floods have become. >> this has been one of the most effective. the present said that in some areas, they have double the amount of rain. many rivers in the area have overflowed their banks. there are large amounts of people. it put the number at 658. . 100,000 people who left either been displaced or affected in one way or another by the heavy rains that have hit mexico in the next few days. >> i mentioned there that the president has been in one area. what help did he offer? >> the areas that are most affected are areas that are regularly affected. it is not the first time this has happened. many are still recovering from that. president calderon says this " -- this will deal with those flooded by the waters. we have to remember that this is one of the poorest areas of mexico. there is a concern of the effect of the floods on the economy. >> experts from nasa have been talking about the advice given to the chilean authorities to help the 33 miners trapped underground. meanwhile, the miners were able to watch a football gam
Sep 8, 2010 7:00am EDT
cuts and landslides. it the storm weekend after making landfall in the gulf of mexico coast, bringing relief to an area still recovering from the devastation of hurricane alex last summer. bbc news, mexico city. then an aftershock reported to be the strongest since saturday's earthquake in new zealand has had christchurch. a state of emergency is in the city, which suffered severe damage, it has been extended for another week. the city suffered severe damage in the original quake. the treasury secretary said the final bill may reach almost $3 billion. that is almost double the initial estimates we got just after the earthquake struck. this is "gmt" from bbc world news. i'm george alagiah. the deadline -- bp just published the results of an internal investigation into the gulf oil spill. it blames a sequence of failures by several parties. the trapped chilean miners enjoyed a football game on television while rescuers are preparing a third option to bring them out. here the business news. >> vodafone exiting china. when most companies are trying to get into china. vodafone pocketed $6.
Sep 13, 2010 7:00am EDT
of the country's most wanted drug traffickers. attained by marines east of mexico city. a reward of more than $2 million had been offered for his capture. a new report by amnesty international says that detainee's often go years without trial, iraqis to keep -- iraqi security forces were accused of systematically violating the rights of detainee's. the u.s. and european union's have welcomed the turkish referendum on constitutional changes. 60% of voters backed the referendums. they are aimed at bringing turkey more in line with the european union, which the government wants to join costs -- wants to join. flex the turkish prime minister had good reason to be delighted with these results. >> september the 12th will go down in history as a turning point in turkish democracy. you will always be remembered for this, we will always be remembered for this period september 12 has turned to a bright page with this referendum and a milestone for democracy. >> proving once again that he can win the support of voters when it counts, putting him in a strong position before next year's general election. but
Sep 17, 2010 5:30am EDT
to 15 feet up to 15 inches of rainfall as it rolls into the mexico city metro area. major flooding is expected. mud slides. this will be a deadly storm. there's no what i to avoid that. locally, we have a little clearing after yesterday's rain even as severe weather in new york pushing into eastern new england. today we're expecting to have a partly cloudy sky. i expect more clouds into the sky than we're seeing here. temperatures 82 with a strong breeze averaging 15 to 25 miles per hour. tonight we'll settle back down into the 50s. more clouds, a little more on sunday at 82. then upper 70s with the next rainfall on tuesday into wednesday with thunderstorms. right now, let's get you back on the road. here's kim brown. >>> justin, we are looking extremely well traffic-wise. everything on the roadways is running smooth. the 95 corridor looks good through the beltway as you approach the for the mchenry toll plaza. on the beltway, we are experiencing wet roads but really no issues here at harford road. we'll take a break and be right back. [ male announcer ] it's sunday afternoon. tim
Sep 17, 2010 6:30am EDT
foot storm surge, up to 15 inches of rainfall on the track taking it close to the metro area of mexico city. mud slides coming and fatalities are expected. there's gusty winds at 56 degrees. we have clear skies overhead. there's strong gusty winds behind the storm system. the possibility today we have gusts up to 30 miles per hour. we are expecting high temperatures reaching 82 degrees. we'll toss it to kim brown with the traffic. kim? >> reporter: thanks, justin. we have a handful of serious incidents to let you know about. the slick roads can be treacherous. this morning as we look at our cameras, here we are on the beltway a little slow between 795 as you broach the national pike and working two accidents northbound on the jfx at the ram top northern parkway as one. that has the exit ramp closed. another crash northern parkway at liberty heights. south bound 1 remains closed at montevideo drive. >>> it's been two weeks since james lee walked inside discovery headquarters with bombs strapped to his bodies and took hostages. these people refuse to be victims. that's just ahead on "goo
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Sep 4, 2010 7:00pm EDT
eyes. he was arrested late last month outside mexico city. he is highest suspected cartel leader captured alive since the drug war broke out four years ago. police also arresting seven other people during the take down of valdez. >>> new weapon begin patrolling the skies over mexico. used unmanned predator drones along the earn tire border. it's proved its worth in the fight against militants in afghanistan and pakistan but not everyone thinks deploying the weapon is a good idea. now, more on the story. >> these are not a wise use of taxpayer's money. $15 million for what amounts to a moving camera platform is a bit excessive. >> i can tell you the $15 million was well worth it in that we now can focus on the border in a broader area. >> the department of homeland security currently operates six predators, 2 on the northern border, four in the south. last month it bought two more for texas, critics say it would be better spent elsewhere, calling them expensive toys ill site for border control. >> we spot more traffic than we can apprehend. we need more boots on the ground. so we
Sep 20, 2010 5:30pm PDT
city saying we're here. we're threatening authorities, right outside of mexico city we had four bodies hanging in the city, a very popular place for americans, a lot of americans retired there. kind of a beautiful city but now at the heart of the drug war. cities like cancun we heard last week, a possible attempt, foiled by the government with a narco group staging an attack to try and break some other people out of prison. so i mean this thing by no means is mexico a failed state but there are these pockets of lawlessness and a growing concern away from the border that these powerful drug cartels are are having an impact in other parts of the country. >> suarez: angela kocherga, thanks for joining us. >> thank you, ray. >> brown: and again the major developments of the day, afghan election observers called for an independent investigation of saturday's parliamentary vote after claims of rampant fraud. and a research group that tracks the economy reported the recession ended back and the national bureau of economic research reported the u.s. recession officially ended back in june of 2
Sep 29, 2010 11:30pm PDT
in mexico city. the arrest came after two days of raids in cities near the u.s. border. one of the suspected drug traffickers is a woman. mexico has recently been making regular high profile cartel arrests. >>> federal prosecutors today released video of an fbi test showing what may have happened in may if the time square car bomb had exploded. according to court documents, the test used the same materials used in the i said kept including 250 pounds of ammonia nitrate and desil fuel. >>> congress has adjourned tonight and members are headed home to get on the campaign trail full time. before shutting down the house and senate approved a temporary spending resolution to fund the government for the next two months but they took no action on the controversial issue of extending the bush tax cuts. democrats nor republicans want to answer questions about how they voted. >> they think there's more good they can do at home on the campaign trail rather than passing another piece of legislation here on congress. >>> well they are in most every home. who's sounding an alarm tonight about the most com
Sep 29, 2010 10:00pm PDT
of the gulf cartel were paraded before cameras in mexico city. the arrest came after two days of raids in cities near the u.s. border. one of the suspected drug traffickers is a woman. mexico has recently been making regular high profile cartel arrests. >>> federal prosecutors today released video of an fbi test showing what may have happened in may if the time square car bomb had exploded. according to court documents, the test used the same materials used in the i said kept including 250 pounds of ammonia nitrate and desil fuel. >>> congress has adjourned tonight and members are headed home to get on the campaign trail full time. before shutting down the house and senate approved a temporary spending resolution to fund the government for the next two months but they took no action on the controversial issue of extending the bush tax cuts. democrats nor republicans want to answer questions about how they voted. >> they think there's more good they can do at home on the campaign trail rather than passing another piece of legislation here on congress. >>> well they are in most every hom
Sep 28, 2010 6:00am PDT
of the hillside. this happened at town just outside a mexico city. at this point emergency officials say rescuers are having a hard time reaching the area. we will follow more of the story as it develops during the morning. >> 651 right now, we're taking a look at the san mateo bridge and talk about how hot it is going to be in san mateo degree to date perianth the height to they will be 93 degrees, so looking at a hot tablatures and even record heat in some areas again today. we will be right back. jerry brown and oakland's schools. what were the facts? fact: march 7, 2000. brown asks voters for new mayoral power to appoint school board members. he gets it, and promises better schools. but the drop out rate increases...50%. the school budget goes into a 100 million dollar deficit. the schools become so bad...the state has to take them over. it was "largely a bust," he admitted. jerry brown. failure as governor. failure as mayor. failure we can't afford now. failure as governor. failure as mayor. @2 let's take a look at let's take a peek at seven dave forecaster because jessica was haunted it was
Sep 9, 2010 12:00am PDT
you several examples from japan. mexico city has a publicly available warning system and then there are smaller systems current my in romania and also in turkey. the green lanaled here are in a development mode much as we are here in california. so, i'll take one example. and which is the largest magnitude earthquake in japan, since they turned on their warning system in october of 2007. it was a magnitude 7.2 earthquake. the japan agency that monitors earthquakes and provide this is information issued the warning and then these are specific reports of how 24 warning -- this warning was used. and it is people in their homes and getting in safe zones and getting under tables and away from windows. people in offices same action. schools, and i'll show you in a minute. factories people moving away from hazardous environments. planes were prevented from landing and told to go around and there's somebody in a car bringing a -- the car to a stand still. and what is most important here is that there are no reports of panic. one of the issues one of the concerns we always had
Sep 17, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. the satellite is looking down at southern mexico. it does not give us a lot of detail. south of mexico city, hurricane karl. the top winds are below 90 miles per hour. the big story will be the flooding. we have heard that it will make headlines over the weekend as up to 10 to 14 inches of rain might fall in the mountainous areas before it moves back over the pacific. we're sitting pretty here. all afternoon long, nothing but cloud cover there on the horizon. those have been overhead most of the day. we have clear sailing all across the area for the evening. it is a little bit cool. 75 in rockville. 75 in upper marlboro. 76 degrees in woodbridge -- 70 degrees in woodbridge. here is the weather map for tomorrow. high pressure will be the story all weekend long. temperatures will be in the low- 80's. your weekend forecast is looking great. for the final weekend of summer, fall begins next wednesday. next seven days will be a bit breezy and cooler. sunshine on monday. warming up tuesday and wednesday. the next cold front will be here on thursday and that is our only chance of any kind of rain
Sep 28, 2010 8:30pm PDT
the city of san francisco. thank you. [speaking spanish] >> mexico. >> thank you very much. we're very proud to be here today, on the celebration of the bicentennial. and the continuation of the mexican revolution. these are very important days for mexico and mexicans. and in northern california, this is a special meaning. we have contributed to build this great state. and i think that one more important element is an extremely complex relationship that makes it so happy, is the by cultural family that we support. for that reason, this is a special occasion for me to be here. and to celebrate with all the friends of mexico. we will continue working with the elected officials with a different representative because we believe that we are part of this the first community. and we can continue contributing with hard work, for the future and the next generation. and i held that the next 100 years -- we will be celebrating the same. thank you very much. [applause] >> we should have won with each consul general. we should have an individual picture. >> and where is the camera? >> you got here
Sep 21, 2010 11:00pm PDT
francisco. the city was founded over 200 years ago. that connection in mexico and the relationship with spain, all the challenges that are good and bad. this is more positive with an engaging future. this is something that is indelible in the minds of the people of san francisco. particularly those who served as custodians of this great city. she is right to say that what makes san francisco special and what makes the bay area special, and the state of california so remarkable is the ability to attract people from every conceivable walk of life, regardless of race or ethnicity or sexual orientation. this is a region and a state that prides itself on its diversity. i say this often because this deserves to be repeated often. we did not tolerate our diversity, we truly celebrate this. it is right to celebrate all of these differences. at the end of the day, those fundamental aspects of our lives are what we all show. what we are doing today is sharing the values of the region and the state. we pride ourselves in being the most diverse state in the most perverse democracy. we have see
Sep 17, 2010 9:00am EDT
mexico and then it will head towards mexico city, very populated area. as you may know it is very, very high up there. about 8,000 feet and typically the storms hit, nail the mountains, mud slides and heavy rain on the eastern slopes of the mountains and then mexico city and wind down. westerly at 9 miles per hour and again strong, strong storm exploding in intensity. want to talk about igor. this is a strong storm although it's beginning to weaken a little bit and still a major storm. 120-mile-a-hour winds and the forecast track continues to bring it toward bermuda and not good. sunday, sunday night when we expected it close to that island. if we get it to shift further to the east, then we'll be in a lot better shape. and because most of the wind i think by the time this thing gets to bermuda on the eastern flank of the storm. beginning to get sheered and hopefully a category 2 or weaker by that time. a lot of action in the tropics and across the new york city area. we're all watching it from the cnn severe weather center. >> thanks. >>> british police say five men arrested on suspici
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Sep 1, 2010 9:00am EDT
american turned mexican assas anyone and drug lord, mexico city police releasing videotape of the 37-year-old man, edgar valdez villa real, known as the barbie, suspected of shipping cash and drugs in and out. u.s., the arrest coming as we get a new look of the dangers facing border patrol agents along that 2000-mile stretch. over the last several months, not geographic has sent camera crews down, up and down that border, and the result is a program called border wars. here is a sneak peek of what they found: >> he hopes the atvs redirect the group, he'll run right into them. >> the guy is running this way. >> okay, got him. >> there's a group with the light. >> i think that he, you know -- i need to get there up and get on them. bill: what are the men and women in uniform up against down there? nick stein is a series producer of the national geographic's "border wars". good morning to you. we've seen a lot of clips and it's fascinating stuff. especially the telescopic video at nighttime. what did you learn during the many, many months you spent down there that you think the rest of ameri
Sep 5, 2010 6:00pm EDT
in mexico city bringing a year-long federal manhunt to an end. now in the hands of authorities, he is talking about his crimes. what he's saying next. tom, check this out. good gravy, bill. our insurance company doesn't have anything like it. magnificent, isn't it? with progressive, it's easy to cover all of your favorite rides. progressive has truck insurance? number one in truck and motorcycle. is that a golf cart? yep. we also cover rvs, boats, atvs. anything else i can help you with? can i take a ride? you need a ticket -- i'm first! and that's by the water slide. okay. no running. oh, dear. save on all your rides. now, that's progressive. call or click today. >>> this week, mexico's federal police captured an accused drug kingpin described as one of the country's most powerful and ruthless leaders. ed gar villarreal was wanted on both sides of the border. he was a high school football star in his home town of laredo, texas. he's said to have organized the killings of hundreds of people. fred burton has been following his actions along the border. he's a former counterterrorism
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Sep 28, 2010 7:00pm EDT
on to a community about 130 miles south and east of mexico city. authorities confirm at least seven people are dead. that's all they can confirm so far. check out this scene not far from where that happened. amateur video taken on cell phones. you can see the widespread flooding in that area. storms have dumped rain on the region now for days. >>> in recent weeks, we've reported on how the floods in pakistan threatened to destabilize that nuclear armed nation. and possibly embolden the militants who could take advantage of the situation. but tonight there is word that disaster may be hurting their cause. details on that and it's decision time for the president's chief of staff. rahm emanuel, what's the word? you running for mayor of chicago or what? we'll know when and so will you, coming up. >> shepard: u.s. missile strikes on suspected terrorists hitting an all-time high. the latest taking out four militants in pakistan today. that's according to pakinstani officials. we're told it's the 21st attack this month by an unmanned predator drone. the highest number on record. on studio b, one expert to
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